Grammy-nominated rapper Remy Ma was arrested Saturday on charges of attempted murder in a shooting outside a trendy Manhattan nightspot, police said.
The 26-year-old rapper, whose real name is Remy Smith, had been sought for questioning in the shooting of a 23-year-old woman early Saturday after a verbal dispute near a bar in the Meatpacking District. She reported to police Saturday evening and was also arrested on charges of assault and criminal possession of a weapon, police said.
The rapper’s manager said Saturday that she could not talk and referred calls to Remy Ma’s attorney, who was with the rapper as she reported to police.
Remy Ma was nominated for a Grammy as part of the Terror Squad for the 2004 summer smash “Lean Back” She also earned the “Best Female Hip Hop” award at the 2005 BET Awards.
She went on to a solo career, releasing last year’s “There’s Something About Remy.” She has appeared on recordings with best-selling performers including Fat Joe, Eminem and R. Kelly.